Period
to 21 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 24 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +30
Permanent jobs citing Retail 299 289 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.06% 7.80% 7.45%
As % of the General category 20.95% 18.63% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 217 202 224
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £8,775 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £62,950 £61,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% -4.55%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,427 1,551 1,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 38.46% 41.88% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,041 1,216 1,317
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Retail.

1 122 (40.80%) Finance
2 111 (37.12%) Manufacturing
3 88 (29.43%) SAP
4 84 (28.09%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (28.09%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (25.75%) Microsoft
6 74 (24.75%) Publishing
7 73 (24.41%) Self-Motivation
8 64 (21.40%) SQL
9 50 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (14.05%) SQL Server
11 40 (13.38%) Project Management
11 40 (13.38%) Logistics
12 38 (12.71%) Marketing
13 36 (12.04%) Presales
14 35 (11.71%) E-Commerce
15 31 (10.37%) JavaScript
15 31 (10.37%) HTML
16 30 (10.03%) Integration Testing
17 29 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (9.70%) ABAP
18 28 (9.36%) CRM
18 28 (9.36%) Telecoms
18 28 (9.36%) Project Planning
18 28 (9.36%) Customer Requirements
19 27 (9.03%) Oracle
19 27 (9.03%) CSS
20 25 (8.36%) Java
20 25 (8.36%) Legal

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.35%) WordPress
2 6 (2.01%) NetWeaver
3 4 (1.34%) CMS
4 2 (0.67%) IIS
4 2 (0.67%) JBoss
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.33%) SAS
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.33%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (3.01%) SAP CO
1 9 (3.01%) SAP FI
1 9 (3.01%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.68%) SAP QM
3 6 (2.01%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.67%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (1.34%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (1.34%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (1.34%) SAP SCM
6 3 (1.00%) NetSuite
6 3 (1.00%) SAP APO
6 3 (1.00%) SAP EWM
7 2 (0.67%) Magento
7 2 (0.67%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.33%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.33%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.34%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (1.67%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.34%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.33%) AdWords
6 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.33%) npm
6 1 (0.33%) Panaya
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.35%) Wireless
2 12 (4.01%) Firewall
3 10 (3.34%) LAN
3 10 (3.34%) RFID
3 10 (3.34%) WAN
4 8 (2.68%) WLAN
5 5 (1.67%) DNS
6 4 (1.34%) Internet
6 4 (1.34%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.67%) BGP
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.67%) DHCP
7 2 (0.67%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.67%) MPLS
7 2 (0.67%) Network Security
7 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.67%) VLAN
7 2 (0.67%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.68%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.34%) Big Data
8 7 (2.34%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.01%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (1.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.34%) MySQL
11 4 (1.34%) OLAP
11 4 (1.34%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (4.68%) eCATT
1 14 (4.68%) LSMW
2 12 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (4.01%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.67%) JIRA
4 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.67%) Selenium
5 2 (0.67%) Subversion
5 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.33%) Gradle
6 1 (0.33%) JHipster
6 1 (0.33%) JUnit
6 1 (0.33%) Mockito
6 1 (0.33%) NUnit
6 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.33%) webpack
6 1 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 122 (40.80%) Finance
2 111 (37.12%) Manufacturing
3 74 (24.75%) Publishing
4 38 (12.71%) Marketing
5 28 (9.36%) Telecoms
6 25 (8.36%) Legal
7 16 (5.35%) Advertising
8 14 (4.68%) Billing
9 13 (4.35%) Automotive
9 13 (4.35%) Banking
10 8 (2.68%) General Ledger
11 4 (1.34%) Games
12 2 (0.67%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.33%) Back Office
13 1 (0.33%) French Language
13 1 (0.33%) German Language
13 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (21.74%) Consultant
2 54 (18.06%) Developer
3 48 (16.05%) SAP Consultant
4 31 (10.37%) Project Manager
5 25 (8.36%) Analyst
5 25 (8.36%) Architect
6 15 (5.02%) Support Consultant
7 14 (4.68%) .NET Developer
7 14 (4.68%) SAP Architect
8 12 (4.01%) Applications Support
8 12 (4.01%) IT Manager
8 12 (4.01%) Logistics Consultant
8 12 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (3.34%) SAP Logistics Consultant
9 10 (3.34%) SAP Support
9 10 (3.34%) SAP Support Consultant
9 10 (3.34%) Senior Manager
9 10 (3.34%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (3.01%) Applications Consultant
11 8 (2.68%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.37%) HTML
2 27 (9.03%) CSS
3 22 (7.36%) .NET
4 15 (5.02%) EDI
5 14 (4.68%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.68%) IDoc
6 12 (4.01%) jQuery
7 6 (2.01%) RESTful
7 6 (2.01%) SAP Basis
7 6 (2.01%) SAPUI5
7 6 (2.01%) Spring
8 5 (1.67%) .NET Core
8 5 (1.67%) BAPI
8 5 (1.67%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.67%) HTML5
8 5 (1.67%) SAP ALE
8 5 (1.67%) SAP Smart Forms
9 4 (1.34%) XML
10 3 (1.00%) Web Services
11 2 (0.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 84 (28.09%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (24.41%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (6.35%) Social Media
4 14 (4.68%) LIMS
4 14 (4.68%) Mobile Computing
5 12 (4.01%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.68%) Driving Licence
7 10 (3.34%) EPoS
8 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.01%) Clustering
9 6 (2.01%) FMCG
10 4 (1.34%) NHS
11 3 (1.00%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.00%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.67%) Blog
12 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.33%) CCTV
13 1 (0.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.69%) Windows
2 10 (3.34%) Android
2 10 (3.34%) Unix
3 7 (2.34%) Linux
4 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (28.09%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (13.38%) Logistics
3 40 (13.38%) Project Management
4 36 (12.04%) Presales
5 35 (11.71%) E-Commerce
6 30 (10.03%) Integration Testing
7 29 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (9.36%) CRM
8 28 (9.36%) Customer Requirements
8 28 (9.36%) Project Planning
9 24 (8.03%) Analytics
10 22 (7.36%) Data Migration
10 22 (7.36%) ITIL
10 22 (7.36%) SDLC
11 20 (6.69%) ERP
11 20 (6.69%) Migration
12 19 (6.35%) PRINCE2
12 19 (6.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (21.40%) SQL
2 31 (10.37%) JavaScript
3 29 (9.70%) ABAP
4 25 (8.36%) Java
5 22 (7.36%) PHP
6 13 (4.35%) C#
7 9 (3.01%) C
8 5 (1.67%) SAPscript
8 5 (1.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.67%) X++
9 4 (1.34%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.00%) Python
11 2 (0.67%) C++
11 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.33%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.33%) R
12 1 (0.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.33%) Scala
12 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (6.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.02%) Degree
3 14 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.34%) APMP
5 7 (2.34%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.67%) ISEB
8 4 (1.34%) CCDP
8 4 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.34%) MCDBA
8 4 (1.34%) OCP
8 4 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.67%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.67%) CCNP
10 2 (0.67%) CISM
10 2 (0.67%) CISSP
10 2 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.33%) CIMA
11 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.69%) QA
2 10 (3.34%) SLA
3 7 (2.34%) GDPR
4 5 (1.67%) PMO
5 2 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.67%) Docker
3 2 (0.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.67%) Terraform
3 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.33%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.33%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 88 (29.43%) SAP
2 77 (25.75%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.03%) Oracle
4 10 (3.34%) Google
5 8 (2.68%) BT
5 8 (2.68%) Twitter
6 5 (1.67%) hybris
6 5 (1.67%) Juniper
6 5 (1.67%) Kronos
7 4 (1.34%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.34%) Citrix
7 4 (1.34%) Dell
7 4 (1.34%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (1.34%) HP
7 4 (1.34%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.34%) Tableau
8 3 (1.00%) Cisco
8 3 (1.00%) Infor
8 3 (1.00%) Sage
9 2 (0.67%) Kaspersky